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"A Clean Sweep" is a 1958 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Thora Hird, Eric Barker and Vera Day.


"A clean sweep" is a book by David Berlinski.

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang (2006)

by Grant Barrett

1: A Clean Sweep. Gratifying Advices from the Buckeye State. Both Branches of the Legislature Undoubtedly Republican. 1929 D. Lynch Boss Tweed75: This attempt by the Whigs to steal the election ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms (1993)

by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz

make a clean sweep to ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

Phrase make a clean sweep of to get rid of or reorganize completely. Word Family sweeping adjective 1 of wide range: a sweeping generalization. 2 decisive: a sweeping victory; sweeper noun; sweepingly adverb sweet adjective 1 having the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sunda Language of Java (1862)

by Jonathan Rigg

To make a clean sweep. To destroy or take every thing away. A broom ; a brush for laying on paint , whitewash or the like. Buruan kudu di sapu, the space in front of the house must be swept. Sapu apu, to whitewash. Sapu chat, to paint.

Google previewBloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms (2009)

by Gordon Jarvie

A new management often makes a clean sweep of factory rules and regulations. clean up one's act improve one's conduct; stop behaving badly, irresponsibly, etc. If the British press doesn't clean up its act, it will rightly face tough legislation to ...

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